District News

8th Grade Promotion Information
05/04/2021
The end of the year is almost here! In anticipation of Eighth-Grade Promotion, families are asked to reserve your tickets for the ceremony. There is a four-ticket limit for each student.
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2021-22 Calendar
05/03/2021
The 2021-22 calendar is available.
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Propositions A and B Pass
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04/27/2021
Jarrell ISD is excited to welcome our incoming Pre-K and Kindergarten students! This spring, we are offering an easy, 3-step process to help families register.
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Graduation Information for the Class of 2021
04/26/2021
The graduation ceremonies for the Jarrell High School Class of 2021 will be May 27, 2021 at Cougar Stadium at 8 p.m. Gates will open at 7 p.m. and graduates will arrive at 6:45 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, graduates will be allowed a maximum of four guests.
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Kelly Blair Chosen to Lead Jarrell Middle School
04/22/2021
The Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees approved Kelly Blair as the new principal for Jarrell Middle School at their meeting on April 21.
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Andrea David Named Director of Special Education
04/22/2021
At the April 21 meeting, the Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees approved Andrea David as the district’s director of Special Programs to oversee special education services. ​
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Gifted and Talented Program Seeking Referrals
04/19/2021
If your child exhibits the gifted learner characteristics listed here to such a degree that you feel he/she may benefit from participating in a Gifted & Talented program, please read more.
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District Celebrates Employees of the Year
04/15/2021
Jarrell ISD is very proud to celebrate shining stars amongst our staff members. Earlier this spring, staff nominated and voted for the paraprofessional-of-the-year and teacher-of-the-year to represent their campus,
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Free Summer Meals Begin June 1
Free Summer Meals Begin June 1
04/12/2021
With the Summer Meal Programs, children and teens ages 18 and younger, and enrolled students with disabilities up to 21 years old can continue to eat healthy throughout the summer at no cost.
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Jarrell is committed to providing the best educational opportunities for our students. Please take a moment to complete this survey regarding the 2021-22 Academic Calendar. The survey will close April 14 at noon. The Board will vote to approve the calendar on April 21.
Take the 2021-22 Calendar Survey
04/08/2021
Please take a moment to complete this survey regarding the 2021-22 Academic Calendar.
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Virtual Bond Presentation on April 13 at 6 p.m.
04/08/2021
Jarrell ISD Superintendent Dr. Toni Hicks is hosting a virtual bond presentation on Tuesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. to provide the community another opportunity to learn about the 2021 Bond Election.
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Jarrell ISD Suspending Online STAAR for April 6
04/06/2021
Today, school districts statewide experienced technical difficulties with the STAAR Online Testing Platform. This caused significant interruptions for thousands of students across Texas who were taking the STAAR and End-of-Course (EOC) online exams this morning including our Jarrell ISD students. As a result of these issues, Jarrell ISD has joined other districts in suspending online STAAR testing for the remainder of today.
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Jarrell ISD Job Fair on April 29
03/31/2021
Jarrell ISD is seeking qualified applicants for the 2021-22 school year for all positions, professional teaching and auxiliary. The district is holding a Job Fair on Thursday, April 29 from 5-7 p.m. in the Igo Elementary Cafeteria (1601 CR 314 in Jarrell).
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Marty Murr Named Jarrell ISD Athletic Director & Head Football Coach
03/31/2021
At the March 31 meeting of the Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees, the board approved Marty Murr as Jarrell ISD’s athletic director and head football coach.
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District to Offer Two-Way Dual Language at JES and IES
03/29/2021
Beginning the 2021-22 school year, Jarrell ISD will offer the Two-Way Dual Language Bilingual Program at both Igo Elementary and Jarrell Elementary for incoming Pre-K and Kindergarten students. Pre-K students must meet the Pre-K qualifications to be eligible.
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Community Bond Presentation April 1 at 6 p.m.
In-Person Community Bond Presentation April 1
03/25/2021
The community is invited to attend an in-person presentation regarding the Jarrell ISD 2021 Bond Election on Thursday, April 1 at 6 p.m. at the Admin Annex (former Jarrell Intermediate Cafeteria) at 508 N. 5th Street, Jarrell, TX 76537. Masks will be required.
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Jarrell ISD Hosts In-Person Bond Presentation
03/12/2021
The community is invited to attend the first in-person evening informational meeting regarding the 2021 Bond Election on Tuesday, March 23 at 6 p.m. at the Admin Annex (former Jarrell Intermediate Cafeteria) at 508 N. 5th Street, Jarrell, TX 76537. Masks will be required.
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Dr. Hicks Announces More Savings
Refinancing Bonds Adds to Savings
03/12/2021
Superintendent Dr. Toni Hicks shared at the meeting of the Board of Trustees Jarrell ISD will save an additional 1.4 million dollars by refinancing a bond and shave two years off the life of the bond.
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Fourth 9 Week Selection Window Now Open
03/04/2021
Between March 4 and 10, parents of Jarrell ISD middle and high school students are being asked to notify their child's school if they intend for their child to attend in-person or virtual learning for the next grading period. Families should complete the form for their middle/high school student(s) even if their choice remains the same as the previous grading period.
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March 12 Student Holiday Staff Planning Day
March 12 is Student Holiday/Staff Planning Day
03/04/2021
At the November 18 meeting of the Board of Trustees, the Board approved amending the 2020-21 Academic Calendar by adding two planning days for staff. March 12 is now a Student Holiday/Staff Planning Day.
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Two-Way Dual Bilingual Informational Meeting
03/03/2021
Two-way Dual Language Immersion Program Informational Meeting The Jarrell ISD Bilingual Department invites parents of incoming Pre-Kinder and Kinder students to a virtual information session to learn about the dual-language two-way program.
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Students Can Proactively Monitor Educational Progress
03/02/2021
All current Jarrell ISD students are now able to create an account to proactively monitor their grades and attendance through Ascender Student Portal.
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Response to Gov. Abbott's March 3 Press Conference
03/02/2021
At this time, we are awaiting additional guidance from the Texas Education Agency regarding the governor’s order and its effect on schools. We will share more details once it is available.
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Don't Wait! Complete the Application for Free- and Reduced-Price Meals
03/01/2021
Don’t wait! Complete the application for free- and reduced-price meals through Jarrell ISD. Families should complete one application for all students in the household. Families must reapply every school year.
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Learning Plan for Feb. 22-26
02/21/2021
Jarrell High School will be 100 percent remote on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Jarrell Middle School, Jarrell Elementary and Igo Elementary will be in-person starting February 22.
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Winter Weather Update
02/12/2021
Winter storm impacting Jarrell ISD.
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GT Nomination Window for Kindergarten Students Now Open
02/08/2021
The Gifted/Talented nomination window for kindergarten students is now open.
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Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees Calls $113 million Bond
02/04/2021
The Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Feb. 3 to call for a $113,370,000 million bond election to be held on May 1. If approved by voters, this bond will not increase the school district tax rate.
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Spring Pet Clinic on March 10
02/03/2021
The Jarrell High School FFA will host a “drive thru” Pet Clinic on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 5-7 p.m. at the front of JHS. Ten people at a time will exit their vehicles to check in and begin the vaccination process. Masks will be required and social distancing will be enforced.
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Jarrell ISD Thanks City and Police Department for Radios
02/02/2021
The City of Jarrell and the Jarrell Police Department have generously donated $45,000 worth of radios to enhance the district's communication with local first responders.
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CTE Month Puts Spotlight on Programs That Build Real World Skills
02/02/2021
February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Jarrell ISD is joining schools across the country in celebration of the value of CTE and the achievements of our CTE programs.
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Jarrell ISD Bond Refunding Saves Taxpayers $3.4 Million
01/21/2021
Jarrell ISD leveraged a very low interest rate of 1.95 percent saving taxpayers $3.4 million of interest savings on its bond debt.
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Jarrell ISD is monitoring the weather.
Jarrell ISD Monitoring Potential Winter Storm
01/09/2021
Jarrell ISD is monitoring the weather this weekend. If changes are made to school operations, Jarrell ISD will notify families through automated email, phone calls and text messages.
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New CFO Named
District Names Robert Navarro as New CFO
01/08/2021
Mr. Robert Navarro has been named the new chief financial officer for Jarrell ISD.
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Winter Break COVID-19 Information for Students and Staff
Winter Break COVID-19 Information
12/17/2020
Jarrell ISD will be closed for winter break December 18, 2020 through January 1, 2021. During this two-week period, Jarrell ISD will not be collecting, tracing or reporting student and staff COVID cases.
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Third 9 Week Selection Window
11/30/2020
Between November 30 - December 4, parents of Jarrell ISD middle and high students have the opportunity to change their student from in-person to virtual learning, or from virtual to in-person learning. Middle school and high school parents will receive the survey through email.
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Williamson County now in Orange Phase
11/12/2020
The Williamson County Cities and Health District has moved the county to Orange Phase in response to the spike of COVID-19 cases.
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FFA Fundraiser
FFA Fundraiser at Schlotzksy's
11/10/2020
Save the date -- Saturday, November 14th -- Schlotzsky's is donating 15% of takeout orders to Jarrell FFA!
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SHAC Meeting On Nov. 19
11/06/2020
The first School Health Advisory Committee meeting for the 2020-21 school year will be Nov. 19, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Administration Building (108 E. Avenue F) in the Conference Room. If you would like to participate virtually, please email Brandi.ODonnell@jarrellisd.org to receive an invitation via Google.
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Dr. Toni Hicks
Community Update
10/30/2020
Dr. Toni Hicks shares a message with the Jarrell ISD community.
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10/23/2020
The public is invited to attend a reception and meet Dr. Hicks on Oct. 29 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the new JHS Auditorium. Masks will be required.
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Free Breakfast and Lunch Available for In-person Students through End of School Year
10/21/2020
All Jarrell ISD students who are attending school in-person will receive a free breakfast and lunch through the end of the school year.
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Teaching and Learning Department Highlighted in State Publication
10/09/2020
Jarrell ISD's Teaching and Learning department was featured in the Texas Association of Community Schools magazine.
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Toni M. Hicks, Ed.D
Board Names Lone Finalist for Superintendent
10/07/2020
Dr. Toni M. Hicks was named the finalist to become the next superintendent of Jarrell ISD. Dr. Hicks currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Accountability in Liberty Hill ISD.
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October is Bullying Prevention Month
10/05/2020
Every October, schools around the country recognize National Bullying Prevention Month, a time when we raise focus on and raise awareness on bullying.
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Pet Vaccination Clinic Benefiting FFA
09/11/2020
The Fall 2020 Jarrell High School FFA Pet Clinic with Dr. John Tarlton is on Wednesday, October 7, from 5:15-7:15 p.m. at Jarrell High School. This will be a drive through event, please stay in your car and wear a mask.
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Register to Vote on Sept. 18 at Igo ES
09/08/2020
Igo Elementary (1601 CR 314) will host a drive-through voter registration in the parking lot on Friday, September 18 from 5-7 p.m. The event will be staffed by the League of Women Voters of Georgetown.
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Family Health Center Coming to Jarrell ISD
Family Health Center Coming to Jarrell ISD
08/28/2020
On August 19, 2020, the Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees approved a partnership with Texas A&M College of Nursing and Bluebonnet Trails Community Services to establish a Family Health Center at Jarrell ISD. The collaboration between the district, university and specialty health care provider will increase access to quality medical and behavioral health care within the Jarrell ISD community.
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Curbside Meal Service Aug. 19 - Sept. 8
08/18/2020
Jarrell ISD will offer curbside meal service starting on August 19 from 10-11 a.m. at Igo Elementary.
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Board Seeks Community Involvement for Superintendent Process
08/17/2020
The Board has requested that school personnel and the public be involved in developing a profile of the leadership qualities desired of the person the Board should seek to become the new superintendent.
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Parents Need to Complete Their Child's Health Information Form.
Parents Need to Complete Their Child's Health Information Form
08/12/2020
For the health and safety of your child please take a moment to complete the Health Information Form and return it to the appropriate campus nurse before your child returns to campus.
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Families may be eligible for P-EBT to purcahse food
P-EBT Deadline Extended to August 21
08/05/2020
You can still apply for Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) which helps families get the food they need during the current pandemic by providing a one-time benefit of $285 per eligible child. The application has been extended until August 21, 2020.
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Student Choice Week August 3-7
08/03/2020
The first three weeks of school will be on-line for all students. After that period, parents may choose an option for their child. August 3-7, parents may choose in-person or on-line learning for their child. In person learning will begin September 9.
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Technology Device Pickup for the 2020-21 School Year
07/29/2020
Device Pick-up for middle and high school students. Information for elementary families needing technology at home.
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Superintendent Search Update
Superintendent Search
07/28/2020
For the latest news and information regarding the search for a new superintendent.
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Return-to-School Plan
Return-to-School Plan for 2020-21
07/23/2020
Jarrell ISD has announced its "Back-to-School" plan in draft form. Please read more.
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Keith Boles Appointed Interim Superintendent
07/16/2020
At their July 15, 2020, meeting, the Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve the appointment of Keith Boles as interim superintendent.
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